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United States Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry to travel to Egypt, Qatar, Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam next week - @StateDept

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FIFA corruption case

FIFA declined US Sen. Jerry Moran's (R-Kan.) invitation for Sepp Blatter to testify in Senate hearing on soccer organization's corruption, human rights issues in Qatar - @jerrymoran

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FIFA corruption case

Amid FIFA probe, Qatari group to push for sports integrity and transparency during visit to Washington, DC - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways CEO says company could leave Oneworld Alliance, an agreement between 15 airlines to share resources, after US carriers accuse airline of accepting state subsidies - @BBCBusiness

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2018, 2022 World Cup bribery allegations

Russia, Qatar might lose their World Cups if evidence of bribery in bidding process emerges, Swiss newspaper reports - @Reuters

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2018, 2022 World Cup bribery allegations

Law enforcement official: FBI probe of FIFA includes scrutiny of World Cup awards to Russia and to Qatar - @Reuters

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2018, 2022 World Cup bribery allegations

Qatari foreign minister: Qatar has been honest and is confident it has done nothing wrong in its World Cup bid - @Reuters

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2022 World Cup

UK bookmaker raises odds that Qatar will lose the rights to host 2022 World Cup after Blatter resignation - @business

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Qatar

White House: US continues to discuss with Qatar long-term safeguards for detainees transferred there from Guantanamo - @Reuters

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Nepal

Nepal urges Qatar to end controversial migrant sponsorship scheme

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Qatar

Qatar extends travel ban on 5 ex-Guantanamo Bay inmates; talks continue - @AP

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US Army Sgt. Bergdahl charged

White House: US has been in touch with Qatar about 5 Taliban transferred to that country - @Reuters

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2022 World Cup

Qatar says it will go forward with plans to host World Cup - @AP_Sports

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FIFA corruption case

FIFA will not consider a re-vote on 2018 and 2022 World Cup, says they will be played in Russia and Qatar - live video

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FIFA corruption case

Swiss justice ministry stresses FIFA corruption allegations are not related to the World Cup events in Russia or Qatar, but 'are related to tournaments in the United States and Latin America' - @NBCNews

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2022 World Cup

Amnesty International says Qatar is failing to deliver on promised labor reforms for migrant workers ahead of 2022 World Cup; urges FIFA to intervene - @AFP

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Afghanistan

Iranian media: A delegation from the Afghan Taliban's Qatar-based political office is in Tehran for talks - @AFP

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War in Afghanistan

Delegates at meeting of Afghan government and Taliban in Qatar agree Taliban should re-open political office in Doha shut after 2013 controversy - @Reuters

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France

France and Qatar sign $7.02 billion agreement for the sale of 24 Dassault Aviation-built Rafale fighter jets - @Reuters

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War in Afghanistan

Disagreement over presence of US troops scuttles plans for possible ceasefire in 2nd day of talks between Taliban representatives and Afghan political figures in Qatar, participant says - @Reuters

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